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Tesla on Autopilot Hits Police Motorcycle

On March 21, 2017, a Phoenix, Arizona police motorcycle was hit by a Tesla vehicle. According to published reports in the Arizona Republic, the Tesla vehicle was working in autopilot mode at the time of the incident. What Happened in the crash? Published reports claim the driver of the Tesla and an on-duty police officer on a…

Safety Coalition Warns about Defective Airbags

Airbags work in conjunction with seatbelts to reduce the severity of injuries in case of a car crash. They tend to be very reliable, except when they’re defective. That’s the contention of a safety coalition comprised of state and civic officials about the Takata airbags. The Orange County Register has reported that these faulty airbags…

Wells Fargo Gives $110 Million Settlement for Scandal

In September 2106, authorities found out that Wells Fargo opened up to 2 million fake accounts by using the names of their customers without their consent. This was in an attempt to meet sales targets that were later deemed unrealistic. Since then, these sales targets have been eliminated. But the repercussions of the fake accounts…

Possible Engine Stall Leads to Recall of 1.4 Million Korean Cars

Well-known Korean automakers Kia and Hyundai have issued a recall for some of their more popular models due to a potential problem with the engines. The recall involves approximately 1.4 million cars and SUVs that were sold in South Korea, Canada, and the US. Kia is a Hyundai affiliate brand, and together they make up…

Bloodied United Airlines Passenger Filed Lawsuit

Thomas Demetrio, the Chicago personal injury lawyer of 69-year old doctor David Dao, has told reporters that they will file a lawsuit as a result of Dao’s injuries following a notorious United Airlines incident. Already, the law firm representing Dao has filed a motion to preserve all the evidence pertaining to the case. Legally speaking,…

Low Hanging Street Cable Cuts Head of Motorcyclist

A motorcyclist was killed by a cable hanging low on the street on April 11, 2017. An investigation discovered that the cable was left hanging following a vehicular accident in San Bernardino. The motorcyclist, Fabian Zepeda, 27, was decapitated. The Start of the Accident According to a police report, the series of events that led to…

Bad Road Markings Resulting in Deadly Bus Crash

What causes a car crash? It can be anything—distracted driving, driving under the influence, a faulty car component, or even simply driver incompetence. In one particular case, the cause of the crash was definitely unusual: bad road markings. In January 2016, a Greyhound bus slammed directly into a concrete barrier while running at a high speed….